Mrs. Valeria G. Howell

June 9, 2013

Mrs. Valeria G. Howell, 88, ofElberton,Georgia passed away Friday, June 7, 2013 at The Rainey House in Anderson, SC.

Mrs. Howell was the daughter of the late Clyde and Blanche Ward Gulley.  She was the wife of the late Cullen B. Howell.  Mrs. Howell worked as an administrative clerk in the granite industry, and was a member of Rock Branch Baptist Church.

Mrs. Howell is survived by four sons and their wives: Larry and Judy Howell of North Augusta, SC, Don and Dawn Howell of LaGrange, Tommy and Susie Howell of Belton, SC, and Bobby and Cindy Howell of Elberton.  She also leaves behind 8 grandchildren,  7 great-grandchildren,  and two sisters: Irene Washington of Easley, SC and Delree Lloyd of Brandon, FL.   Mrs. Howell was preceded in death by five brothers and one sister.

A service to celebrate Mrs. Howell’s life will be Monday, June 10 at 11:00 a.m. at Rock Branch Baptist Church with Rev. Ken Wright and Rev. Ed Sayer officiating.  Visitation will be Sunday evening, June 9th at Hicks Funeral Home from 6:00-8:00 p.m.  Interment will be at Rock Branch Baptist Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers,  memorials may be made to Rock Branch Baptist Church at 2150 Coldwater Rd., Elberton, GA 30635, or to Hospice of the Upstate at 1835 Rogers Rd., Anderson, SC 29621.

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Arrangements for Mrs. Valeria G. Howell are in the care of Hicks Funeral Home of Elberton.